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Noun hypostasis has 4 senses
  1. hypostasis, epistasis - the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene
    --1 is a kind of organic process, biological process
  2. hypostasis - the accumulation of blood in an organ
    --2 is a kind of
    bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
  3. hypostasis - any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united
    --3 is a kind of
    Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah
    --3 is a member of Trinity, Holy Trinity, Blessed Trinity, Sacred Trinity
    --3 has particulars:
     Father, Father-God, Fatherhood; Son, Word, Logos; Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit
  4. hypostasis - (metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality
    --4 is a kind of
    kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty
    Derived form: verb hypostatize1
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